Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Seven ways to create a new task, part of Outlook 2013: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts.
…Gerald's at it again.…We're going to be having some potlucks and I need to look up a really great…recipe I found for a warm beet salad and I want to remember to do that.…I'm going to just drag this email and drop it on my task list.…Notice that it picks up the subject here from Gerald's email,…embeds the entire text of the email.…And what I want to do is just add a couple of notes here that say sign up for…office potluck, research warm beet salad tomorrow, due on Wednesday.…All good.…That's how easy it was to create a brand new task, from an existing email item.…Now I can save and close this, and it will throw it on my list.…How else could I have done this?…Well I could go to my task list, and I can double click,…because I'm showing the to do bar.…
Double click in the task list, and I get a brand new task.…Oh, let's also research a grape chutney while we're at it.…So that's the second way I can double click.…I can also go to my task list open the peak and double click.…It's the same as if I do it in the to do bar.…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Finding a contact in seconds flat
- Reusing text with Quick Parts
- Color-coding emails
- Making use of favorites
- Speed-reading email
- Dealing with junk mail
- Sharing your calendar via email
- Including screenshots
- Changing task start and due dates
- Cloning appointments
- Linking contacts
- Setting up an out-of-office message
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Top Ten Power Shortcuts
2. Organizing Your Inbox
3. Managing Incoming Messages
4. Creating Emails and Replying to Them
5. Creating Special-Use Emails
6. Staying on Task
7. Tips for Calendars, Meetings, and Appointments
8. Working with Contacts
9. Miscellaneous Tips and Tricks
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